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February 18th, 2012
thesmithian

"Hoover saw the civil rights movement from the 1950s onward and the  anti-war movement from the 1960s onward, as presenting the greatest  threats to the stability of the American government since the Civil  War," says [the author] in  particular Martin Luther King [Jr.] was an enemy…" Hoover  was intent on planting bugs around civil rights leaders—including  King—because he thought communists had infiltrated the civil rights  movement…Hoover had his intelligence chief bug King’s  bedroom, and then sent the civil rights leader a copy of the sex  recordings his intelligence chief had taken of King—along with an  anonymous letter from the FBI.

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"Hoover saw the civil rights movement from the 1950s onward and the anti-war movement from the 1960s onward, as presenting the greatest threats to the stability of the American government since the Civil War," says [the author] in particular Martin Luther King [Jr.] was an enemy…" Hoover was intent on planting bugs around civil rights leaders—including King—because he thought communists had infiltrated the civil rights movement…Hoover had his intelligence chief bug King’s bedroom, and then sent the civil rights leader a copy of the sex recordings his intelligence chief had taken of King—along with an anonymous letter from the FBI.

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